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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
state where voting machines may be switching votes for mitt romney to president obama. the rnc says it has learned of numerous cases in nevada. in a letter to election officials rnc is asking nevada and five other states to recalibrate all machines. they have additional technicians. they are asking for that and to use signs and verbal reminders to make sure the ballots are correct. nevada secretary of state meantime says there is no evidence of this and calls the accusations irresponsible. >> we are learning new details about the new york city nanny accused of killing two little children in her care. according to the new york post y jocelyn or at theing ga telling cops was enraged as the the family asked they are to do housework to learn more money. she was unhappy about doing five extra hours each week. she woke up from a medically induced coma later this week she gave the statement. >> they turned away to helping the hurricane devastated state of new jersey because they are not union? workers from three companies say that their help was turned down by new jersey crews since they are
Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> good to be here. >> let's start off with the impact sandy could have on this election. we know both campaigns suspended activities the past few days. president obama will be on the ground in new jersey tomorrow. mitt romney we saw there taking food donations in ohio. any fallout from this? >> what it does is affect their travel schedule. they're going about seven battleground states. now they have to make real clear decisions which they're going to emphasize and which they're going to discard. so they don't have the luxury of scotching around going around the country with so many different states. they'll have to be much more precise about which time and which place they're going to concentrate on. >> let's talk about some of those key battleground states. of course, we know ohio has been almost no. 1 on the list. what is going on there that could impact the outcome of this election? >> you have a possible scenario, everybody says and i've said it repeatedly and i'll say it again, no republican has been elected without ohio and since 1960 when john kennedy lost no democrat has won w
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
days before the election. and nobody really knows how that's going to work. >> one week from today we will know. >>> governor mitt romney shifting his schedule because of the storm. jan, hello. >> reporter: hello, gayle. governor romney canceled all of his campaign events today. he had several scheduled in ohio and iowa and instead he's going to be attending a disaster relief event. he's asking people to bring supplies, contributions, donations, that will be here in ohio. yesterday he also got briefed by federal officials, fema department of homeland securityservice, about the storm. the government's response to the storm and rallies, iowa yesterday, he urged people to come together to say this is the kind -- time to put politics aside. >> the damage will probably be significant and a lot of people will be out of power for a long time. so -- hopefully your thoughts and prayers will join with mine and people across the country as you think about those folks that are in harm's way. >> reporter: earlier in the day northern ohio romney struck a somber tone. >> lot of people are enduring v
Nov 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
election. analysts say more people without jobs started looking for work, 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. katie marzullo is in the newsroom with the way president obama and mitt romney are spinning numbers. >> reporter: as it turns out the numbers landed in some grey area giving both something to seize upon to benefit their own campaign. >> the president: hello ohio! >> reporter: despite the small rise in the unemployment rate president obama pumped up ohio this morning. >> the president: today our businesses created nearly 5 1/2 million new jobs. companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: the president admits there is more work to be done. but says this is a pattern of real progress that includes a stronger auto industry, thanks to his bailout. romney is ing the numbers another way at a rally in wisconsin this morning he said the report is a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2%. today it is 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
as he's healed. president obama and republican candidate mitt romney got their campaigns back in full swing today. they'll hit several key states as they try and shore up support with the election just five days away. president obama is in green bay wisconsin at this hour. he's on a 24-hour whirlwind tour. criss-crossing the country to campaign in the swing states of wisconsin, nevada, colorado and ohio. republican mitt romney is making three campaign stops in the swing state of virginia today. he told supporters the country's economic troubles will not improve under another term with president obama. congressman jesse jackson junior will not be released from the mayo clinic before election day. jackson has already voted by absentee ballot and has no plans for a public appearance on election night. jackson was recently re-admitted to the clinic for treatment of bi-polar disorder. he also suffers from gastro- intestinal problems. he has not campaigned since taking a medical leave of absence in june. next we go live to the new york stock exchange. how some financial giants in lower manh
Oct 30, 2012 4:25am EDT
one week before election day, the candidates canceled all their events today. president barack obama is at the white house and monitoring the impact. aids for governor mitt romney say if anything he'll take part in some sort of relief effort. it's all very much up in the air right now depending on the storm. >> we've got plenty ahead this morning, but first, some areas just aren't dealing with rain. a look at snow in west virginia and north carolina. >> maryland also getting snow as well.  >>> super storm sand r sandy slammed the shore last night and it is deadly. at least 13 are reported dead and five million are in the dark. schools from virginia to maine are closed today. states of emergency declared in eight different states and in new york city, transportation officials are worried about seawater flooding some subways. >> we saw the picture earlier too. it shows how hard it hit up there. we got a significant hit as well. >> we'll have to wait until morning to see some of the damage. there was serious flooding last night. things are winding down. t
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
respond to sandy. >>> santdy is impacting the election l sas well, which is j eight days away. president obama has cancelled campaign events in virginia and ohio to monitor the situation. mitt romney scrapped plans as well. instead, he joined running mate paul ryan in ohio. he made sure supporters knew sandy was still on his mind. >> and it's a time of celebration for us. it's a time of importance and significance. i know that right now some people in the country are concerned about a storm about to hit the coast, and our thoughts and prayers are with people who will find themselves in harm's way. >> romney is scheduled to many campaign again today in ohio. and he'll stop in iowa and wisconsin. >> it's forced governor o'malley to cancel early voting in maryland. voting was supposed to run through thursday. governor o'malley says he hopes he can extend that through friday to make up for today. >>> people in d.c. are gearing up for sandy's impact. >> that includes neighborhoods prone to power outages and flooding. news 4's megan mcgrath is live in the bloomingdale section of the
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Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the scott walker recall election. right now the race is very tight. all four men on the ticket, obama, biden, ryan and romney are in wisconsin because it is that tight. and if wisconsin goes for mitt romney, that will be a shocking development. republicans lost the state by 14 points four years ago. >> geraldo: ohio. everyone is talking about the buckeye state. what about ohio, scott? >> ohio is very close. showing it tied right now. that is a state again where the democrats actually think they had the edge on the ground. almost all of the polling has shown anything from a tie to a slight obama lead. this is a state that democrats are very confident they can hang on to. the president really needs to win both ohio and wisconsin if he wants to keep his job. romney needs to win one of those two. >> geraldo: iowa? >> iowa, another tie state. this this midwest that is become the pattern. the des moines register came out and for the first time in decades endorsed the republican candidate. why? the economy is the key issue. and in all of these states what we are starting to see is voters are
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." how this is going to affect the elections. nine days until voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled events in virginia. one big impact right now. also, it's going to effect their effort to get out the vote. didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. two other key states that will impacted. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. in the last nine days. >> in some ways this is the real october surprise. i wonder, if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> you show that you're in touch. the president was already talking to the federal emergency management agency. he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mis
FOX Business
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in this poll for romney. they show about a 12. eight i both wanting him to be reelected and think it's important darman be elected. president allows supporters, his approval rating is back up to near 50. this is a slightly democratic sample. internally it looks strong, but this is before the storm. neil: all these samplings. a rolling out. >> as they came in. that matters. good news for both, but we don't know. neil: all about the passion and the base. i was thinking of the storm, thinking of the millions who are still without power. nothing approaching this magnitude. i do want to scare peopleagain because will have an update later. but i will ask you whether it comes back to what pat said. you haveto get that jazz phase-out. electricity disruptions, get out and vote. >> well, you know, it does seem like a lot of the indications point to of more energized of public and base. however, it is important to note that that pace, you know, hal energized are they in ohio? probably the only question that will ultimately matter. does look like the romney campaign since the -- of the can wh
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
disadvantage mitt romney is out in ohio. i don't know how that extrap polate this out. he would have to get 59 percent to win the state on election day. how do you see ohio? >> i was in hamilton county, cincinnati and delaware county on monday. everywhere i went. it was enthusiasm for romney . feeling that hamilton county, cincinnati, won 28,000 votes for obama and 12 to 20,000 votes for mitt romney and if that happens you talk about a land slide. it is almost impossible for obama to suffer a 50,000 vote turn around in hamilton county and winco - win ohio. >> neil: you warned about the coming deadline yet it is getting close. as a former speaker and you know how the washington process workings. what do they do whether bark obama or mitt romney is reelected. is it a lame duck session or what? >> guest: if they are smart they postpone it and settle down and set down a series of doable steps. a couple of guys in the room and magically come up with a brilliant solution to the problem is bad of an idea for a free society as i can imagine. this is all fixable if it is done methodically and new id
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
laguardia airport under water. and just one week from election day, both president obama and mitt romney, they are shifting their focus. they are responding to the disaster without trying to appear overly political. >> i'm wolfe blitzer. you're in the situation room. >> today. >> right now the storm is over pennsylvania. torrential rain and in some places, blizzard conditions. here is the big picture as best we know it. 67 in the caribbean. close to 8 million customers in 15 states and the district of columbia have no electricity. spent last night in red cross operated shelters. this may be the worst storm ever to hit new york city. one of the biggest challenges is where the massive subway system is shut down, tunnels and stations are filled with high water. no idea when the trains will be running again. this is a difficult situation. take a look at laguardia airport. the runways are submerged and levels were so high they reached the jet lanes where people usually walk on to the planes. an entire neighborhood is destroyed by fire. at least 80 homes burned to the ground in the new york bu
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
win ohio! we'll win this election! >> reporter: both men know wherthey need to be and a new cbs analysis shows obama at 255 electoral votes solid or leaning towards him. 205 electoral votes followed or leaning towards governor romney. 270 electoral votes wins it. so they are campaigning in the same places. >> there are eight battleground states out there that either of these candidates could win. it will come down to who gets their voters to the polls. all about turnout as this race is in absolute dead heat. >> reporter: neither said much new on friday, reacting to the new unemployment report, up .1% with 171,000 new jobs created in october. >> unemployment is higher than when he took office. >> the company has hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: but sometimes this evening, they sounded alike. >> god bless you, god bless the united states of america. >> god bless you. god bless america! >> god bless america adds to something unexpected like hanging chads. this is over in four days. anita? >> don't jinx us, gary. tuesday's weather
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
election? >> i know we have huge challenges. but i'm not trend by them. >> shepard: with less than a week to go until the next goes to the polls, governor romney jumps back on the campaign trail. but first from fox this wednesday night, assessing the damage after the unprecedented storm and with each hour the full scope of sandy's destruction is becoming clearer. earlier today, president obama toured the destruction in atlantic city and really up and down the jersey shore with the jersey governor chris christie. republic and democrat working together. we'll have more on that in a minute. as you know this storm affected tens of millions of people up and down the east coast, as far as inland as chicago. the hardest hit states by far, new jersey and then new york. this is new video of an nypd helicopter crew rescuing stranded people off the roof of a house in staten island. the home surrounded by some pretty deep water. and, remember these pictures of the firestorm. breezy point section of queens. they are really stunning. it burned out of control for hours on the night of the storm. we
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
state. he needs ohio to unlock the map on election night. and in that new abc news poll you speak of, a key group that might help him get there. mitt romney's closing argument in one of the battlegrounds he needs. >> i'm counting on iowa. >> reporter: today, romney delivering his economic message. a message our new poll shows is resonating the loudest among one key group -- white men. in fact, so much has been made of the powerful women's vote, but it is men who are driving mitt romney's numbers. romney leads the president with white men 66% to 32%, a 34-point lead. john mccain's lead among white men four years ago was half that. >> mitt romney may have a hard time relating to voters, but he is dialed into white men. they are very much attuned to what he is saying about the economy. >> reporter: in fact, in contrast to the president and that mtv town hall, his visits, like the one to "the view," romney sending his wife, ann, instead. his own appearances carefully courting his base. a dozen appearances this year alone with popular conservative host sean hannity. and in canton, ohio, t
Oct 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: we are a week from election day, this campaign is anything but normal at this point. the president is still cancelling campaign days on the trail. mitt romney is postponing campaign events. underneath the surface, they're still waging a pretty aggressive back and forth, particularly in the state of ohio. hunkered down in washington for the second day, the president stopped by red cross headquarters. >> the reason we're here, the red cross knows what it's doing. my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape. >> reporter: mitt romney, who had suspended campaigning for the day, travelled to the battle state of ohio to encourage donations to the red cross. >> i had a chance to speak with some of the governors in the affected areas, they talked about a lot of people having hard times. i appreciate the fact that people in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store i see, and purchased some things that these families will need. >> reporter: and with presidential politics hanging in the balance, one of mr. romney's top supporters, chris christie had noth
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the impact on our economy. and on transportation. you know, the election will take care of itself next week. melissa: now the president obviously has center stage here in his role as commander-in-chief. governor romney we're hearing though may now tour the storm damage in virginia and new jersey once the hurricane passes. melissa. melissa: peter barnes, thanks so much. speaking of the election, just as the storm is causing blackouts my next guest says our whole energy policy is wrong. he says there could be more than half a million jobs created in swing states in the next three to five years from hydrocarbon energy. mark mills is senior fellow with the manhattan institute. i was really interested to read your study. i thought one of your most interesting points was that we are oriented towards conservation and protectism of domestic resources right now but we could actually be a major producer and could be exporting energy which seems hard to get from here to there. you really think we have that much? >> well i know we have that much and this is the real surprise. in energy policy
Nov 4, 2012 10:30am EST
to say. >> i'm tired of bronco bamas and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh! it will be over soon, abbey. okay? the election will be over soon, okay. >> 'k ( laughter ). >> obviously doesn't have a future in political journalism. ( laughter ) >> schieffer: this campaign has gone on. why is it? i mean, is it because it was so negative at the beginning? is that why we're all kind of saying, well-- i mean, i haven't run into anybody who says, "i'm really going to miss these ads." maybe there is somebody out there. >> it has been 18 months. running for president takes 18 months now. it's constant political stuff on tv, in the neighborhood, part of the national conversation. i have never, up until the past few weeks, heard so many people say, "why can't we do it like england?" americans don't normally set around saying-- >> one of the socialist countries over there? ( laughter ). >> they announce an election. six weeks later they vote. thank you very much. one of the odd things about this campaign is that, when looked at from a certain perspective, it looks like it's actually
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
need to show the world shore neighbors come much we care. >> that romney back on the campaign trail as he spoke in virginia. he is back on shore with a presidential election coming up on tuesday. >> new polls give president obama out leave it at over romney and swing states employ new hampshire. let's take a look at the numbers. obama is leading in iowa 54 to 40% according to the wall street general pauoll. president obama has a five point lead in the high of 50 to 45%. a reminder that will have extended coverage on kron4 starting at 8:00 p.m. for the election. >> we will be right back as kron4 news continues. a fire in a train in derailment had evacuation's in place. we will show you more details straight ahead. the mt. tam cam shows low clouds along the coast. >> a train derailment and chemical fire that is still burning since yesterday and other kentucky near louisville. the flames came shooting out and the train derailed yesterday. welders were there trying to separate the cars and a sense that turned to fire. the homes of been evacuated because of the papers that are leaking fr
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Oct 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
the election and monster storm sandy sending president obama and mitt romney off of the cam prain trail. romney campaign cancelling events out of sensitivity to those in harm's way. romney will be in ohio later today . that state has candidates neck and neck with a week to go. joining me is former ohio secretary of state ken blackwell. and the candidates off of the campaign trail and ohio still pivotal. where do you see. >> it is a dead even race in ohio, gretchen and what has affected the romney surge has been his closing a tremendous gap that existed with women. team obama has overplayed their hand in thinking that women were only concerned about abortion rights and constraacception when many people are worried about jobs and education of their children. they are soldiers and mothers of soldiers and wife was soldiers and they have a real about in matters like benghazi . so as that gap has closed. the race tightened to a dead even race and i think the race in ohio is going to be one or loss in the 19counties that are in the columbus media market. >> gretchen: ohio is so important
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
currently is just 39%. ann? >> thank you so much. >>> and we've just ten days before the election, the presidential candidates hit the battleground states today. president obama was in new hampshire which has only four electoral votes but with such a close race, those votes could make a difference. mitt romney was in florida which began early voting today and he held rallies in three florida cities telling supporters it's time for a change. >> the supporters of the president has this chant. i like ten more days better. ten moreties and you'll be step -- >> ten moredays and you'll be stepping into a voting booth. >> with hurricane sandy heading toward the east coast, both campaigns have been forced to change their travel schedule. romney scrapped a trip to virginia tomorrow. instead he'll head to ohio. the president pushed the trip to florida to sunday night to beat the storm. >>> and speaking of hurricane sandy, it is now the second largest hurricane in the atlantic since hurricane lily in 1988. several governors along the east coast are declaring states of emergency and also usualing
Nov 4, 2012 10:30am EST
romney held a relief rally in the battleground state of ohio for victims of sandy. he urged americans outside the affected areas to help out in any way they can. in these final days before the election, both candidates are ramping up efforts to mobilize voters, including their faith-based supporters. kim lawton has been leading our coverage of the campaigns. she looks at the many ways religion has played a role this time around. >> both campaigns continue their active efforts to get their constituencies out to the polls next week. professor john green of the bliss institute at the university of akron says in a tight election, the campaigns look to the coalitions they can rely upon, and that includes faith coalitions. >> each side understands that every vote will count. >> green says while faith-based outreach hasn't dominated this campaign season, it has continued to be a key factor. >> a lot of that effort, though, is not on television. it's going on behind the scenes, because appealing to a particular group always has the capacity of alienating another group. this is true for democr
Nov 4, 2012 3:00am PST
days until election day. and the candidates are setting a dizzying pace. president obama wrapped up the day in virginia governor romney started in new hampshire, spoke iowa, ending with two campaign stops in colorado. >>> because of last week's storm, people in new jersey can vote electronically on tuesday. the governor's office says it's widening the fax and e-mail programs used by absentee voters and deployed military. the storm wiped out so many structures, officials wanted to ease the pressure on temporary polling places. >>> and the storm clean-up continues. at least 106 u.s. deaths are blamed on the storms, and the search for victims is still ongoing. almost 2.5 million people are still without power. the damage is estimated at $30 billion to $50 billion. >>> an update on the meningitis outbreak. dozens new infections. 14,000 people received the shots. 29 people have died. i'm victor blackwell. "obama revealed" continues right now. >>> we're done. >> president obama had won a hard-fought victory on health care, but the country was still hurting. >> some economists are predicti
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Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
project, which actually needed shovels. governor, let's talk about your state in regards to the election. everything is canceled because they had events in your city, in your state. do you sense the campaigning in virginia is done? >> heck no. governor romney called me saturday and we discussed the situation and i was pleased that they decided to cancel the event so we could do all the preparations yesterday in virginia. yesterday in virginia. president also cancelled events today. they are not done. there are eight days left. i expect to see the candidates back. i certainly hope to see governor romney back a couple times before we're done. we have to win virginia. >> steve: you're the chairman of the republican governors association and it looks like, if you look at the data, it looks like the republicans are poised to pick up more state houses. >> the priority obviously is to pick up virginia for the president of the united states and i think based on the president's horrible record on jobs, on spending, on debt, on energy, on the military affecting my state in a big way, i think we'll
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
will return for sunday afternoon. >>> in election news 2012, hurricane sandy is putting a damper on the final days of the presidential campaign. the president and mitt romney have canceled stops in virginia. romney is going to head on back to ohio. >> president obama canceled his stops in virginia tomorrow and will stop in ohio and florida before going back to washington to monitor the storm. >> they have a rerole in the presidential campaign and it seems pressure is growing from both democrats and republicans. it is still anyone's race. the president and romney have been neck and neck and much paul ryan was in the buckeye state trying to get last minute votes. >> we need your help. this is a big deal. we are not picking a president for four years here. we are choosing a path for this country that will last a generation. >>> mitt romney is going to stay in ohio until tuesday. the president is scheduled to appear with bill clinton in ohio this afternoon. it is a little over a week away. >> they are taking advantage of the voting and poll heading to the polls election day. they stood
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
election now. president obama and mitt romney caught in the middle of the storm. both men have a tough balancing act, between the campaign and responding to the disaster. dana bash joining us d.c. the president, being president, in the white house, in the situation room, talking with governors and that's the power of being the incumbent. mitt romney's trying to stay relevant, holding events with relief groups in ohio. does it help, look like he's trying to be political? can he do anything at this point? >> well, let's start with the president. he's trying to look presidential. it's easy when he has that title. he canceled tomorrow's campaign events as well as today's. but he does have the benefit of incumbency. he's using that benefit, big time. the white house released new photos of him getting a briefing inside the white house situation room. getting much imagery of obama in command. that's helpful when he can't be campaigning in battleground states. but let's be honest, suzanne. without the president in those battleground states, advertisements are flooding airwaves there. that's im
Oct 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
presidential election. today the president rallied a crowd of 8500 people in new hampshire. he hit mitt romney's record as governor. he said he targeted the middle class with fees and taxes and will be hard for romney to accomplish all the last-minute promises. in florida, mitt romney says the president has shrunk from his promises he made. romney says he won't do that and his tenure as president would include more cooperation chaos the aisle. romney said now is not the time to demonize political opponents and build bridges with at the democrats. >> take a look at this, a political ad that reaches a new level. he at that time few res mitt romney's campaign on his face for a bid of $15,000. he posted a listing on ebay offering to get the logo tattoo. the winning bidder is anonmowz. >> and leigh glaser ha >>> let's get it over to leigh for a check on the forecast. >> leigh: right now temperatures in the 70s and we have clear sky. a few high cloud. live doppler 7hd picking up on the clearing across much of the bay area. cooler skies and get ready for overnight temperatures down to the uppe
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> your voice, your vote. just ten days until the presidential election. today the president rallied a crowd of 8500 people in new hampshire. he hit mitt romney on his record as massachusetts governor. president obama said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >> in florida mitt romney says the president shrunk from the promises he made. romney says he won't do that and says his tenure of president would include more cooperation across at the isle. rom roll told the crowd now is not the time to demonize political opponented and wants to build bridges with the democrats. >> both president obama and mitt romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. a stop in virginia will not happen because of the growing threat from sandy, and first lady michelle obama cancelled an appearance in new hampshire tuesday. president obama will head back to the white house from florida sunday night to begin monitoring storm condition
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am PDT
that. sanjay, i appreciate your reporting. both president obama and mitt romney called off campaign events in the wake of the storm's devastation, of course. the official campaigning may have stopped but the photo ops have not, and with the election just a week away every word mattered. "raw politics" when we continue. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. you're looking at surveillance video from a flooded long island railroad tunnel under the east river. you can see the water on the left-hand side of your screen in the foreground almost looking like a waterfall pouring into that tunnel. new york city subway and commuter rail system shut down by sand
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
-- forward. that is the only direction it has known. folks, i got news -- governor romney, congressman ryan, it is never ever been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. virginia, we need you. we win virginia, we win this election. so got there, bring it home. god bless you all and make god protect our troops. thank you. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> on thursday and the romney campaign for her husband in st. augustine, florida. this is about 15 minutes. [applause] >> wow. thank you, st. augustine. i brought some friends with me. this is miles. and parker. this is my other grandson. parker made his own sign. these are some of my grandkids. i am so blessed. it is so wonderful to have them with me. and my gorgeous daughter-in-law mary. she is expecting another grandchild. we are thrilled about that. it is wonderful to have these grandsons. everyone knows i have five sons. i have 18 grandchildren. what you probably do not know, 13 of them are boys. we are
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
night, governor romney, but tonight, president obama. and the talk in the oval office before the storm, by the way. we begin this interview, though, four years ago, before the election, when i surprised the then-candidate, by creating a mock photo of his future as it might be. >> i have to say that i have fewer grey hairs than i anticipated. >> reporter: but as we know, that desk is exactly where he ended up, and he was right about the grey hair. every morning, do you have something you say to yourself, or -- you're not a ritual kind of guy? >> no, you know, this walk never gets old. it always reminds you of what incredible opportunities you have to do something that's going to make a difference in people's lives. >> reporter: this unlikely president, who credits the strong women in his life. his grandmother, who tried to work her way up at a bank. and his single mother, who taught him, in this world, anything is possible for any child. >> my biggest regret is that she never got to meet her grandchildren. she would just gobble them up. >> reporter: she died of cancer and never saw her
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
up for lot of time and going to critical swing states with just five days until election day. >> reporter: the president is expected to come out swinging today, wisconsin and nevada, as president barack obama dealt with the federal hurricane response, mitt romney softened his speech avoided direct attempts but they are targeting ohio for criticizing president barack obama for the auto bailout. >> reporter: the head of chrysler issued a statement saying it's not shifting jobs to china and the president's team has been out in force refuting the ad. >> in the last few hours with this campaign they have become truly desperate. >>> he is standing by the ad in virginia. reporting live, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well several people have already voted and you are looking at video for early voters in maryland. some of the states are already releasing those who are voting and 2. 7 million people have already voted 2. 73 for the democrat and 41% for republicans. >>> they are taking their message to freeway overpasses this morning. in just about 45 minutes they are s
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
ahead. switching gears, ohio one of the most important state to win in the presidential election and with one week left, it is it a tie there. who can pull ahead. we'll talk to the former secretary of state coming up next. >> brian: rasmussen had romney up two. and water rushing to the train station and incredeble pictures from the torm coming up. i'm a conservative investor. i invest in what i know. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. planning a life. there are risks, sure. but, there's no reward without it. i want to be prepared for the long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bonds. i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to use the same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. introducing the ishares core, etfs for the heart of your portfolio. taefficient and low cost building blocks to help you keep more of wh
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
affect the election? the mainstream media is not covering it. >> i am so upset about this i could curse. >> judge jeanine: the president did. he called romney a i'm only saying that, mom, because i can't say it on national television. >> i think libya will be the biggest down fall for the obama campaign. >> judge jeanine: before the election or after? >> let the facts come out. >> judge jeanine: why won't they give that video surveillance of the attack to the oversight committee? why won't the president have a press conference? >> answer it. >> i don't know the facts. we don't know the facts here. let's wait for the facts to come out. >> judge jeanine: yeah, we do. there was a live feed. >> we think that we know the facts. >> we think? we do. >> judge jeanine: the whistle blowers are coming out. if the administration won't do it the whistle blowers are so outraged, the cia, intelligence thrown under the bus they are coming out like crazy. >> a lot of people say we don't want this to be political. unfortunately, it is political because it happened under obama's watch. he di
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
trains in and out of new york tomorrow. >> good progress there. five days to go until election day. president obama returning to the campaign trail today. he has stops in several states. >> his challenger mitt romney will campaign in the battleground state of virginia. >> the president's advisors insist his break will have minimum impact on his standing. if anything, his time in new jersey showed his presidential leadership. only time will tell if the cancellation of a number of events by each candidate will hurt. the president put his push on hold as he surveyed the damage along the jersey shore. today he is in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. now in such a tight race, mitt romney couldn't afford to lose another day on the campaign day. campaigning in florida, a state that is a must-win for him. he set aside his usual attacks and stuck to a more subdued, optimistic tone. he will be closer to home in roan eke this cramp. 19 p.m. million -- this afternoon. 19 million have voted. there are more republican votes in colorado. five days to go. john gonzales, abc news. >> the homestretch
Nov 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
sandy became clearer. >>> our election 2012 coverage continues. it is now down to the finish line today president obama and republican candidate mitt romney used the numbers to their favor. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney see one number in two very different ways. just listen to their supporters chants. >> four more years, four more years, four more years. >> four more day, four more days, four more days. >> reporter: president obama and his running mate vice president joe biden focused on new jobs added to the economy. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> we created 5.4 million new sector jobs. >> reporter: there are now more workers in america than there were when the president took office in january of 2009. but that includes an increase in the number of people who can only find part time work. mitt romney says look at a different number. >> today we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama
Nov 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
candidacy by my religion. a person should not be elected because of his faith nor should he be rejected because of his faith. >> ultimately, 2008 was not mitt romney's year. it was john mccain's. a brutal loss for romney and his family. >> i feel i have to now stand aside. >> for me, i was like, that's it, okay, we did that. that's fine. never again. >>> you guys are great. thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> you guys are great. almost but not quite. >> i will never do this again. and i just made sure it was very emphatic. >> the romney family seemed done with politics and didn't keep it a secret. >> it was again a ver
Nov 1, 2012 10:00am EDT
sources in those states. they hold the key to the election. for those who think romney will carry ohio, maybe they are right, but we don't see it that way. if we have that leaning obama. we shall see on monday whether any of them slip. we are monitoring them on an hourly basis. we are looking to the jobs report on friday. it may be the last piece of new information that could affect thel
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sandy's aftermath. with the election only a week away, the devastating east coast storm forced both candidates off the stump today. they focused, instead, on disaster relief, with mitt romney in ohio collecting canned foods and bottled water, and the president making a quick afternoon visit to red cross headquarters in washington. >> the most important message i have for them is that america is is with you. we are standing behind you, and we are going to do everything we can to help you get back on your feet. >> ifill: romney also spoke of the need to help storm victims. >> i appreciate your generosity. it's part of the american spirit. the american way to give to people who are in need. and your generosity this morning touches my heart. >> ifill: the romney campaign announced he will resume campaigning tomorrow. the president will remain off the trail through wednesday. he spent most of today at the white house offering federal support to officials in the affected areas. among them, new jersey's republican governor chris christie, a romney supporter who nevertheless heaped praise o
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
we're going to get determined leadership from mitt romney. i think he has taken occasionally attractive positions, but leadership, no. speaking to you from new york city, this storm and its aftermath, this externality to the big election is a big enough deal that it is not surprising it's having an effect on the election. its exact effect i think is still unknown. i am, i think, its exact effect could not have been foretold. i'm not sure we know exactly where it's going to end up, but there's been an important, important development in the race post-debate. that endorsement today by mayor michael bloomberg following that endorsement from colin powell and that image, right there, these images that we have seen of president obama and new jersey republican governor chris christie responding together and touring the damage together, this emphatic visual rebuke to the republican closing argument that president obama can never work with republicans. this isn't israel invading egypt in 1956, but this is a real deal and rare october surprise that could affect this election and honest
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